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  1. #1
    Senior Member
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    Jan 2002

    Thumbs up Hacking Exposed

    Here is another good one for you guys. I just went out and got the latest edition of Hacking Exposed/Network Security Secrets & Solutions by Foundstone ISBN# 0-07-219381-6.
    It's a realy good read so far. It also comes with a CD packed full of tools. I like the way the book is set up. It sets up a scenario then shows how to hack or exploit it. Then it gives a solution to secure or harden it. The book is most definitely not for the noob though.

    Like I said though. The tools on the CD are a nice collection. It has one hel% of a password d/b on it. As well it has tools for win32 and *nix plaforms. If you want a good reference guide for IT security and to show the corperate types a thing or two. This is the book.
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  2. #2
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    Jan 2002

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    hehe now only if i had money left on paypal i could get a copy :P

    hmmmm maybe someone scanned the pages and turned it into a text file warez... they do have channels for that on dalnet from what ive seen... maybe ill take a look and if i find it ill past it up here for you people who arent anti-warez.

    +greens for you

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  3. #3
    Token drunken Irish guy
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Its a great book, I got it for Xmas, found it deep in the computers section at Easons, I reckon some other dude had it stored away but I got it.

    Anyway if your poor and like freebie books or dont have generous parents { prob cos your old} then pop round to http://blacksun.box.sk for all your free book needs!

  4. #4
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    Nov 2001
    I agree its a great book, I have read through whole the book once and are today using it as reference material since my mind seems to forgett things now and then .

    Thanks for the link Ennis, they had a quite big tutorials area and I'll see what kind of information I can dig out from there. Seems like I cant get enough of tutorials they are almost as fun as config files in *nix .

  5. #5
    its good i bought it since i had the 1st version =p

  6. #6
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    Feb 2002
    Just got it and am reading it now,
    So far it is very good. But it will take a little while to get through. Looks like everything in it is worthwile though.
    \"To follow the path:
    look to the master,
    follow the master,
    walk with the master,
    see through the master,
    become the master.\"

  7. #7
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    May 2002
    Thanks to Ennis. I am very poor and trying to save my$$$ to read book. I read some of them. It will take a while to get through.

  8. #8
    Senior Member
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    Oct 2001
    I have read the third edition. It is a very good book both for the novie as well as the security professional. It is definately worth the time reading and I would recommend it to anyone looking to find out where their box is vulnerable.

    Welcome to Hell , where we have served more than all of the fast food chains put together! And the number grows everyday! Stay tuned!

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    I have the third edition as well.... Good Book....


  10. #10
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    Apr 2002
    I have some of the books.... worth the money.
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